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Subject: Re: Useless NDRs [Was: Nondeliverable mail]
From: Adam Bailey <adamb @ lull . org>
Organization: XNet Information Systems, Inc.
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 23:12:53 -0500 (CDT)
To: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <37C314F8.F631968@usl.edu>
References: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9908241501060.15459-100000@neumann.ccc.cranfield.ac.uk> <v04210101b3e88bd59099@plaidworks.com> <37C314F8.F631968@usl.edu>

On 8/24/99 4:56 PM, Istvan Berkeley <istvan@usl.edu> wrote...

> However, the very worst offenders, in my experience, are AOL. I 
> have had a persistent NDR from one of my dozen or so AOL 
> subscribers which has been with me for months. The alleged username 
> is not in my subscriber base. I assume that it is someone's AOL 
> alias. I have tried to contact AOL, but have receieved nothing 
> other than automated responses.

Think about it for a moment. Do you really think AOL is just
reporting the wrong address for kicks?

Read the headers. Other than not being compliant with LISTSERV,
there's nothing wrong with AOL's error messages.


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